OLD School – Pomo shares new remix of Daryl Hall & John Oates “I Can’t Go For That”
Following the release of his single “Fall Together Ft. Harrison Brome” earlier this year, Pomo is back today to share a new remix of Daryl Hall & John Oates’ legendary single “I Can’t Go For That”. The remix comes as the newest installment of a series of Ultra x Sony Legacy track remixes and its release comes in conjunction with the announcement of Pomo’s new run of tour dates across New Zealand and Australia that begins in December and leads into 2018.
Pomo is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist and producer based in Vancouver, BC who makes electronic music influenced by hip-hop, house and 70s and 80s funk music. He grew up in Port Moody, British Colombia and cultivated his tastes and sound through the Vancouver electronic music scene before moving for a time to Montreal and joining the likes of Kaytranada, Ta-Ku, and STWO on the HW&W roster.
Since then, Pomo hit his stride in the electronic dance music market, garnering millions of listens online with his multifaceted productions on handful of original songs and a battery of remixes for some of dance music’s biggest players. With that hype has come recognition from renowned music outlets like BBC Radio 1, the Fader, Complex, Vice’s THUMP and Noisey publications, Triple J, Earmilk, Majestic Casual and many more.
Apart from his own releases, Pomo has produced tracks for many artists including Mac Miller and Anderson .Paak.
Of late, Pomo has brought his live show on the road, traveling around Europe and The States alongside Disclosure, and bringing his unique grooves to gigs all over the world in places like London, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney and even Bangkok.
His debut EP, The Other Day won a Juno Award for 2016 Electronic Album of the Year. New music and new album on the way.
About Daryl Hall & John Oates:
From the mid-’70s to the mid-’80s, the duo would score six #1 singles, including “Rich Girl” (also #1 R&B), “Kiss on My List,” “Private Eyes,” “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (also #1 R&B), “Maneater” and “Out of Touch” from their six consecutive multi-platinum albums-’76’s Bigger Than Both of Us, ’80’s Voices, ’81’s Private Eyes, ’82’s H2O, ’83’s Rock N Soul, Part I and ’84’s Big Bam Boom. The era would also produce an additional 5 Top 10 singles, “Sara Smile,” “One on One,” “You Make My Dreams,” “Say It Isn’t So” and “Method of Modern Love.” By 1987, the RIAA recognized Daryl Hall and John Oates as the number-one selling duo in music history, a record they still hold today.
On May 20, 2008, the duo was honored with the Icon Award during BMI’s 56th annual Pop Awards. In 2014, Daryl and John were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. And, on September 2nd, 2016, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored Daryl Hall & John Oates with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2017 finds Daryl Hall and John Oates making their own kind of soul, with a new generation of musicians recognizing not only their historic track record of success, but also their continuing influence and achievements. They’ve performed in 37 arenas, with sold-out shows at Los Angeles’ prestigious Staples Center and London’s O2 Arena.
PURCHASE: Pomo’s remix of Daryl Hall & John Oates “I Can’t Go For That” –